Lemon is a cross between bitter or sour orange and citron, and they are different from lime! To learn more such lemon facts keep reading till the end.

Astonishing Lemon Facts

  1. According to researchers, Lemons originated in north-western India.
  1. India is still the largest producer of lemon in the world. Annually India contributes around 17% of the total lemon production in the world.
  1. Lemon ‘Caviar’ also known as the Finger Lime is the most costliest lemon in the world, for a pound you will have to pay $180.
  1. A seed grown lemon tree can take up to 6 years to start producing fruits.
  1. You can not only use lemon fruits but also leaves to prepare delicious and healthy tea.
  1. The average life span of lemon tree is 50 years but it can live up to 100 years under optimum, well that’s quite a good stretch!
  1. From 8th year after plantation, you can harvest lemons thrice in a year, and can get 1000 to 15000 lemons from a tree per year.
  1. Juice, peel, pulp, & essential oil of lemon can be used to produce thousands of industrial products such as pectin, detergents, scented candles, powdered juices, alcoholic beverage, etc.
  1. In the past, Kings used to present each other lemons as a gift because they were so rare in the history.
  1. All other fruit in the world is cationic, but only to Reams Biological Ionization Theory, lemon is the only fruit in the world that is anionic.
  1. Lemons are rich in Vitamin-C and fibres, they also contain very little amount of fats & proteins.
  1. From 100 grams of lemon you can get around 29 colories, 9.3 grams carbohydrates, 2.8 grams fibre, 2.5 grams sugar & 0.3 gram fat.
  1. Lemons can help in lowering blood sugar levels as they contain pectin.
  1. Consuming lemons help in improving immunity and skin health as they are rich in Vitamin-C and antioxidants.
  1. Lemons are also helpful in maintating cardiovascular health as they contain potassium which help in lowering blood pressure levels.

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